†family Sclerocrinidae Jaekel 1918 (Sea lily)

Crinoidea - Cyrtocrinida - Sclerocrinidae

Synonyms: Hemicrinidae Rasmussen 1961, Paragammarocrinitidae Jaeger 1982

Parent taxon: Eugeniacrinitoidea according to H. Hess 2012

See also Hess and Gale 2010, Hess and Messing 2011 and Rasmussen 1961

Sister taxa: Ancepsicrinus, Capsicocrinus, Castaneacrinus, Crataegocrinus, Eugeniacrinitidae, Fischericrinus, Fusicrinus, Gutticrinidae, Hoyacrinidae, Ninocrinus, Phyllocrinidae, Psalidocrinidae

Subtaxa: Ascidicrinus Cyrtocrinus Gammarocrinites Hemicrinus Neogymnocrinus Paragammarocrinites Pilocrinus Sclerocrinus Strambergocrinus Torynocrinus

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Type: Sclerocrinus

Ecology: stationary epifaunal suspension feeder


• Cretaceous of France (1 collection), Hungary (3), Poland (1), Spain (1), the United Kingdom (3)

• Jurassic of France (6), Germany (1), Ukraine (1)

Total: 17 collections including 29 occurrences

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